PUBG Mobile 0.8 Update Features: Sanhok map, Flare Gun, Smart Bots & More

PUBG Mobile 0.8.0 update

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update –

PUBG Mobile is the most popular mobile battle royale game right now, with more than 100 million downloads on both the Android and iOS platform, with millions of daily active users around the globe. Tencent Games, the game publishers, who brought the most popular battle royale game to the mobile platforms are constantly bringing new updates to engage the already established user base. Now, Tencent games announced the PUBG Mobile 0.8 update officially, and it can be updated from the PlayStore and App Store. PUBG Mobile 0.8 update features the new Sanhok map, new weapon Flare Gun and more, you can check out the details for the new PUBG Mobile 0.8 update and also the PUBG Mobile 0.8 update features.

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PUBG Mobile 0.8.0 update

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PUBG Mobile 0.8 update Sanhok Map –

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update

The biggest and exciting feature that comes with the PUBG Mobile 0.8 update is the all-new Sanhok map, company has already teased the new map in its official Twitter account. Talking more about the new Sanhok (pronounced as Sah-nook) map, it’s a new tropical map which is a 2×2 Km in size, whereas the other map like Erangel is 8×8 Km in size, so almost 4 times smaller than other maps. Thus, the new map packs the more action in a smaller size of the map. And after the update, you will Erangel by default downloaded, where other maps can be downloaded separately, where Sanhok is 83 MB in size and where Miramar is 330 MB in size. This has been done to reduce the update size and it gives more choice as well if a player wants that map or not.


Smart bots –

Finally, the PUBG in-game bots or basically the CPU player won’t be too easy to knock down. The bots in PUBG Mobile 0.8 update are now smarter than ever. Now, bots can enter the house, this will be the nightmare for the campers and no more easy kills. But why Tencent is not removing bots from the game, the reason is simple, to keep every type of player engaging, especially, when a user starts playing PUBG Mobile. The easiness of the game, make the newbie that the game is easy and must be played further. And smartly, the level of bots increases significantly as your experience in the game increases. If you are a good player, bots won’t be a deal to handle.

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PUBG Mobile 0.8 update New Weapon –

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update

Finally, in the new PUBG Mobile 0.8 update, players can find the new weapon in the Sanhok battleground. It’s the QBZ-95, which falls under 5.56 Assault Rifle class. The damage of the new rifle is the same as the 5.56 Scar-L with longer range, but the recoil is hard to control. Another new thing in the update is that now M24 Sniper Rifle can be found in any battleground map, like Kar98, surely, it will be hard to find, but not rare to find as AWM sniper in the airplane drop crates.

Also, a new weapon which is basically a handgun called flair gun also lands with the update. The flare gun can’t be used to knockdown weapons or to damage, but firing it in the air, will provide a Drop-crate which packs some great loot. The flare gun will be a rare category, very hard to find, and comes with only 1 or 2 flares.


PUBG Mobile 0.8 update New Vehicle –

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update

The PUBG Mobile 0.8 update brings two new vehicles. The new vehicles are for Miramar map only and both of them are 4-seater cars, where one of them comes with the roof, other is kinda roadster, roofless or we can muscle car. Try them once, that’s really cool.

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update
Bulletproof UAG

Another new vehicle is the Bulletproof UAG, this is a 4-seater bulletproof car which can’t be found in the battlefield like any other vehicle, but can be only obtained using the flare-gun only. Flare gun has two variants, if you fire the flare being outside the blue circle, a Bulletproof UAG will drop down, and if you fire the flare while inside the circle, a crate will drop with some awesome loot.

PUBG Mobile 0.8 update New User Interface –

PUBG Mobile 0.8.0 update

As always, Tencent Games changed the user interface in the update, a little with the refreshing Sanhok map background theme. Not only in lobby, another interface has been refreshed too.


Miscellaneous –

  • PUBG Mobile 0.8 update brings changes to the Secret Looting Place or the Ghost Town. The Ghost Town comes with more quality loot, but the Ghost Town is no longer a secret looting place. As now, players will spawn on Ghost Town before the matchmaking starts and can be found easily.
  • Now, it is easier in the new update to plan where to land even before the waiting time ends, as now you can see the track that plane will follow. That will be really helpful.
  • Now the user can enable the auto-pickup for Grenade too, smoke, frag, and stun.
  • No more insane and unstoppable fights in the waiting area. No Punch Man!
  • You can now set the limits for the Auto-Pickup of the ammo for every gun, earlier, the auto-pick limit was set to near 150 rounds for every gun.
  • Auto-Pickup option for the pistols can be disabled not in settings.
  • Aim sensitivity for every weapon can be customized separately in settings.
  • Several bugs have been fixed.
  • Performance optimization has been done.